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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958



Descriptive Summary

Creator: LeFevre, Elbert Walter, 1895-1984
Creator: LeFevre, Mattie Hazie Davis, 1898-1982
Title: LeFevre, E.W. and Hazie Davis, Papers
Dates: 1894, 1934-1958
Abstract: Composed of minutes, financial records, correspondence, and an unpublished manuscript, the E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958, document the LeFevres’ involvement in the Eden Methodist Church in Eden, Texas.
Accession No.: 85-185
Extent: 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in DeKalb, Tennessee, Elbert Walter (E. W.) LeFevre (1895-1984) married Mattie Hazie Davis (1898-1982) of Palo Pinto, Texas, in 1922. The couple bore two children, whom they raised in Eden, Texas. The LeFevres were members of the Eden Methodist Church, for which E. W. served as treasurer.

Source:

Headley, Jess. "Headly White Goggins." Rootsweb. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2821718&id=I10593.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of minutes, financial records, correspondence, and an unpublished manuscript, the E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958, document the LeFevres’ involvement in the Eden Methodist Church in Eden, Texas. Minutes chronicle the activities of the Eden Study Club, while three ledgers concern the finances of the church, such as donations and expenditures. Additionally, correspondence from E. W. LeFevre concerns donations to the church, while an unpublished manuscript of an 1894 newsletter The Literary Star of Paint Rock, Texas, discusses news and notable events, including marriages.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
LeFevre, Elbert Walter, 1895-1984 -- Archives.
LeFevre, Mattie Hazie Davis, 1898-1982 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Eden Methodist Church (Eden, Tex.).
Places
Eden (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Paint Rock (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L72 Minutes, financial records, correspondence, and an unpublished manuscript, 1894, 1934-1958

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